Welcome to Africanews

Please select your experience

Watch Live

News

news

Panama Papers: Police raid offices of Mossack Fonseca in Salvador

Panama Papers: Police raid offices of Mossack Fonseca in Salvador

Panama Papers

In El Salvador, police have raided the local offices of Mossack Fonseca, the company exposed in the “Panama Papers” leaks.

Officials said they were looking for evidence of Salvadoran citizens who had accounts with them

“I want to ask those people, lawyers and law firms that provide services to these companies, to not make any mistakes. We are going to call them and we are going to request information and we’ll meet with them. I hope that they will not make the mistake of hiding any information,” said Attorney General of El Salvador Douglas Meléndez

We are going to call them and we are going to request information and we'll meet with them. I hope that they will not make the mistake of hiding any information.

UK newspapers also reported about its Prime Minister David Cameron’s shares in his father’s offshore accounts

The British prime minister was forced to admit he had thousands stored in an offshore account.

The leak of more than 11 million documents has revealed how the rich and powerful around the world hide their money in tax havens.

Heads of UEFA and FIFA are also implicated.

Euronews